How To Prepare Your Chimney For Winter

how to prepare your chimney for winter

Ensure your chimney is prepared for those cozy evenings beside the fire in the cold months of winter! Winterizing your home includes checking the roof, preventing drafts, and – yes – preparing your chimney. It is vital that your chimney is not only clean, but safe, before igniting those flames. That’s why we have put […]

Fall Chimney Maintenance Tips

Fall chimney maintenance

Before lighting the first fire of the season, you’ll want to take care of some Fall chimney maintenance. Read these tips to get started!

How Often Does A Chimney Need Maintenance?

Chimney Maintenance

It’s that time of year again! Soon the leaves will begin to change color and the temperature will begin to get cooler. Evenings will once again be spent surrounding the warm fireplace with friends. If you’ve kept up with your maintenance, of course. It’s undeniable that a well maintained fireplace and chimney takes care of […]

Spring Fireplace Checklist

Fireplace Spring Checklist

Spring has sprung! Which means it’s time to close up your fireplace for the season and head outside. But before you do, it’s best to give your fireplace a good ole fashioned Spring Cleaning!

Tips for Dressing Your Fireplace for the Holidays

Fireplace Decorations for the Holidays

Toss out the idea that the only way your fireplace is going to deck the halls is by hanging stockings! While garland and stockings are classic, there are so many other details and styles you can use to transform your fireplace into a warm winter wonderland. Display Christmas Cards Never know what to do with […]

How to Make Your Fireplace Energy Efficient

How To Make Your Fireplace More Energy Efficient

It’s the buzz phrase that’s on everyone’s mind these days: energy efficiency. While energy efficiency and fireplaces have never gone hand in hand (85% of the heat generated from a fireplace escapes through the chimney) modern modifications are allowing homeowners to change that. So if you are looking to supplement some of your heating bills […]

What Is Tuckpointing?

Tuckpointing…have you heard of it? If not, you may be wondering what it is and whether or not your brick structure may need it.